CHIP Perinatal

What is CHIP Perinatal?

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care offers prenatal care to the unborn baby of pregnant women who cannot get Medicaid.

 

CHIP Perinatal Benefits

  • Up to 20 prenatal visits
  • Prescriptions and prenatal vitamins
  • Labor with delivery of the baby
  • Two checkups for the mother after the baby is born
  • Checkups, immunizations and prescriptions for the baby after the baby leaves the hospital

Driscoll Health Plan offers the CHIP plan in the following counties:

Nueces Service Area

  • Aransas
  • Bee
  • Brooks
  • Calhoun
  • Goliad
  • Jim Wells
  • Karnes

  • Kenedy
  • Kleberg
  • Live Oak
  • Nueces
  • Refugio
  • San Patricio
  • Victoria

Your Value-Added Services*

DENTAL CARE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN 19 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER

  • Up to $500 in dental services
  • Services include one dental exam, x-rays, two teeth cleanings, and additional gum treatment per year.

CELL PHONE MINUTES AND TEXTING

  • 250 extra minutes and health education text messages per month.

FIRST AID KIT

  • One first-aid kit per family.

GIFTS FOR COMPLETING CHECKUPS

  • One $25 gift card for Pregnant Members who get a prenatal checkup within 42 days of joining DHP or during the first trimester.
  • One $25 gift card for Pregnant Members who get a postpartum checkup at 21 to 56 days after delivery

EXTRA HELP FOR PREGNANT MOMS Prenatal Education SessionsCadena de Madres hosts baby showers for new moms. Moms can learn about the stages of pregnancy, ways to stay healthy and get gifts for attending. Gifts include:

    • $50 Gift Card to use for a Car Seat.
    • $25 Gift Card.
  • Diaper Bag with baby starter supplies.Members can get help to learn about breast-feeding and nutrition.
  • Birthing classes for Pregnant Members at certain sites.
  • Parenting class for Members who just had a baby.  One $20 gift card for Members who just had a baby and go to a parenting class.
  • Free nutritional counseling services provided by DHP nutritionist for pregnant Members who do not qualify for nutritional counseling through other programs.
  • New moms who get a home visit can get a $20 gift card.
  • Pregnant Members can get a $30 gift card for downloading the free DHP mobile app.
  • Pregnant Members can also get a $20 gift card for completing their Health Risk Assessment.
  • Birthing classes for Pregnant Members at certain sites.
  • Members who just had a baby can attend a parenting class.

INCENTIVE-REWARD CARD

  • One $20 gift card for refilling asthma controller medications for five consecutive months. Refills must be continuous.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

  • Help with getting a ride to doctor visits or certain health classes.
  • Reimbursement for mileage to keep scheduled medical appointments outside the city limit.

*This is not an all-inclusive list of extra services. Restrictions and/or limitations apply.

These extra services are valid through August 2018.

 

Downloads

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CHIP Perinatal Handbook (updated 10-14-2015)

Handbook Update (3-10-14)

Nueces Providers Directory (updated 06-15-2018)

CHIP Service Area

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For more information, visit http://chipmedicaid.org/en/CHIP-Perinatal.